Before I read Dave's post, I was just thinking that the general shape of the hen looked more like a Gadwall than a Pintail to me.
On Thu, Aug 31, 2017 at 10:26 AM, David Irons <llsdirons...> wrote:
> The ducklings look like Gadwall to me. > > Dave Irons > > Sent from my iPhone > > On Aug 31, 2017, at 9:52 AM, Charles Gates <cgates326...> wrote: > > This luecistic duck was photographed at Lake Abert in Lake County on > Monday. Her pigment situation didn't seem to curtail her reproductive > capabilities. This brood was associating with some eclipse pintails so we > got a few seconds to compare shape with them. It looked to match the shape > of the others so I called this one Northern Pintail. Any duck lovers out > there see something else? > <IMG_8771.JPG> > > -- > It ain't what you don't know that gets you into trouble. It's what you know for sure that just ain't so. > Mark Twain > > Chuck Gates541-280-4957 <(541)%20280-4957> > Powell Butte, > Central Oregon > Oregon Birding Site Guidehttp://www.ecaudubon.org/#!birding-locations/clvb > Oregon County Checklistshttp://www.ecaudubon.org/#!county-checklists/c1s34 > >
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